488 days ago

Avondale's Memorial Tribute 2020

Mike Gibbs from Avondale Neighbours Group

Up and Coming Event - Tomorrow Saturday 22nd February 2020 - Avondale Bridge 11.30am
Our Tribute of Flowers on the water, Come join us as we remember 9 years on the Christchurch Earthquake and the 185 lives lost, and who we are today as a community

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1 day ago

Cycleway programme accelerated as mayor accused of trying to stymie debate

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A last-ditch attempt to delay the completion of Christchurch’s $300 million cycleway programme has failed, with the city council deciding to accelerate it instead.

The council decided on Monday to complete its 101-kilometre network of cycleways by 2028 – one year earlier than proposed in the draft LTP, but still 11 years later than expected when the network was first proposed in 2013.

It also decided to bring forward a cycleway connection from Westmorland to the Nor’West Arc cycleway from 2031 to 2025.

The council also decided to spend $931m over 10 years on roads and footpaths and $96.7m on public transport infrastructure, including bus stops and shelters.

Read more, including the debate held between councillors on the issue, here.

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2 hours ago

Go behind-the-scenes in Stuff's newsroom

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Ever wondered why we cover the stories that we do? Or what our policy is on swear words on Stuff? What about why the homepage greets you with 'Kia ora, Aotearoa!' and not 'Hello, New Zealand!' ?

The Backstory is an occasional email newsletter giving you behind-the-scenes insight into stories and newsroom decisions, from Stuff Editor Patrick Crewdson. It's sent every one to two weeks and it's free!

Sign up here.

If there's an element of Stuff's operations you'd like the inside scoop on, email Patrick with suggestions here.

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10 hours ago

Golden Homes - Built for Life!

Golden Homes

One of the biggest mistakes buyers can make, is to assume that all builders build the same.

Price is important - however so is the quality, the contract, and the inclusions. Ask questions that look beyond price alone. Examine how the house is actually constructed; what are the bones of the house, what's behind the walls, and what quality of products are being used.

At Golden Homes we provide quotes that work with your budget and your wish list. We have fixed price contracts - No PC sums or hidden costs.

Remember, your home is likely to be your biggest asset.
Find out more

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